08/20/2014 - 8:10pm

Since they debuted early last year, Frito-Lay’s Cheetos Mix-Ups have caught consumers’ attention and recorded phenomenal sales growth. IRI data shows that sales of the snack mix increased by more than 163% during the 12 months ended June 15.

08/20/2014 - 8:10pm

SkinnyPop Popcorn’s four-SKU line has reaped the benefits of consumers’ desire for guilt-free salty snacks. 

08/20/2014 - 8:10pm

Despite a growing number of consumers identifying themselves as healthy snackers, sales of more traditional snack foods — potato chips, corn chips and cheesy snacks — continue to flourish.

08/20/2014 - 8:10pm

Since their introduction a few years ago, Clif Bar & Co.’s Shot Bloks have been among the best-selling nutrition bars in the specialty store segment. 

08/20/2014 - 8:10pm

Alexa Health Products’ FruitChia bars have garnered a great deal of attention over the past year. Made with only two ingredients — fruit and chia seeds — the naturally sweetened, gluten-free bars provide a mixture of antioxidants, dietary fiber, and omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids. 

08/20/2014 - 8:10pm

While public health officials and the media continue to trumpet how many Americans’ eating habits can adversely affect their health, consumers do not yet seem ready to swear off traditional snack foods in favor of more healthy options.

08/20/2014 - 6:34pm

Look for Walgreens to continue to try to create a kind of retail theater, focused very sharply on the front end of the store.

08/20/2014 - 12:23pm

iBeacon technology, the Apple iOS 7 feature that helps mobile devices track their position relative to stationary beacons by using low-frequency Bluetooth transmissions, is getting quite a bit of attention from retailers.

08/20/2014 - 11:59am

Walmart plans to launch its opening price point private label, Price First, nationwide in late third quarter, executives told analysts on Friday.